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Speed Art Museum to reopen to public on July 5; free admission to all frontline healthcare workers

The Speed Art Museum has announced that it will reopen to visitors following a nearly four-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 5, the Speed will open to the general public starting at 10 a.m. This reopening is consistent with Gov. Andy Beshear’s guidelines for museums, and is compliant with the state’s Healthy at Work requirements as well as guidelines put forth by the CDC, designed...

Kentucky Artisan Center offers discount on Black Friday, kicking off holiday shopping season

The Kentucky Artisan Center kicks off the traditional holiday shopping season with a Black Friday Sale, on Friday, Nov. 29, offering a 10% discount off all retail items. The Center offers unique works by over 850 Kentucky artists, including musicians, authors, and specialty food and beauty product producers.   Visitors that day can enjoy the center’s gallery exhibit, “The Art of the Book: 45 Years...

UK art museum opens three new exhibits, announces free admission for patrons

“Vivian Maier: On the Street” is an exhibition of 30 photographs by a woman whose talents were discovered only after her death. When a Chicago realtor named John Maloof purchased an unclaimed box from a storage unit containing 100,000 of her negatives in 2007, he had no idea of the story that would unfold. (Photo provided)   As the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky opens three...